Archive for June, 2012

This Date In Football: Happy Birthday, Roy Green
Arizona Cardinals, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Date In Football: Happy Birthday, Roy Green

Roy Green was a defensive back in college and in 1981 played cornerback and wide receiver, while also returning kicks for the Cardinals.  In 1981, he had three different games with both an interception and … MORE ►

A Visit from Big Ed
Behind the Scenes, Ramblings and Rants, TCIPF Staff

A Visit from Big Ed

Our founder and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Sabol was in house Thursday to honor Films employees celebrating a significant anniversary: either their 10th, 25th, or 30th year with the company.  One among … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: Pondering Ponder and Dalton
Cincinnati Bengals, Coach's tape, From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Minnesota Vikings

Cosell Talks: Pondering Ponder and Dalton

During the season, in my role as executive producer of the “NFL Matchup” show, I do not have the luxury of studying one quarterback for three or four consecutive days. But this time of year … MORE ►

This Date In Football: Happy Birthday, Bill Brown
Minnesota Vikings, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Date In Football: Happy Birthday, Bill Brown

Today, June 29, 2012, former Vikings running back Bill Brown turns 74 years old.  Brown was drafted by the Bears out of Illinois in 1961, but after one year in Chicago, was traded to the … MORE ►

This Date In Football: Happy Birthday, John Elway
Denver Broncos, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History, Top 100

This Date In Football: Happy Birthday, John Elway

On this date in football, June 28, 2012, John Elway turns 52 years old.

As the Broncos franchise quarterback for 16 years in the ‘80’s and ‘90’s, Elway made countless big calls on the field … MORE ►

Sneak Peek: 49ers Willis makes Top 10 of the Top 100
San Francisco 49ers, Sneak Peek, TCIPF Staff, Top 100

Sneak Peek: 49ers Willis makes Top 10 of the Top 100

The wait to find out who the players selected the NFL’s best concludes TONIGHT, when we reveal the top 10 names on the Top 100 Players of 2012.

Before we present the cream of … MORE ►

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Shannon Sharpe
Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Shannon Sharpe

On this date in football, June 26, 2012, Shannon Sharpe turns 44 years old.  A gifted pass-receiver, Sharpe played 14 seasons, in which he was selected to 8 Pro Bowls and won 3 Super Bowl … MORE ►

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Matt Schaub
Houston Texans, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Matt Schaub

On this date in football, June 25, 2012, Texans quarterback Matt Schaub turns 31 years old.  Here’s a look back at Schaub – and his head coach, Gary Kubiak – mic’d up, as originally presented … MORE ►

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, LaDainian Tomlinson!
San Diego Chargers, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History, Top 10

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, LaDainian Tomlinson!

On this date in football, June 23, 2012, LaDainian Tomlinson turns 33 years old.  The fifth leading rusher in NFL history gave himself the gift of rest and relaxation this year, retiring this week after … MORE ►

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Kurt Warner
A Football Life, Arizona Cardinals, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Kurt Warner

This date in football, June 22, 2012, is the 40th birthday of Kurt Warner – whose story is among the most memorable in NFL history.  Everyone recalls the part about the grocery store where … MORE ►